Edith Stein: Philosopher and Mystic

Edith Stein: Philosopher and Mystic

by Josephine Koeppel
     
 

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The twentieth anniversary of the beatification of Edith Stein (1891–1942), the accomplished Jewish philosopher who made a spiritual journey from atheism to agnosticism before eventually converting to Catholicism, will be celebrated in 2007. In Edith Stein: Philosopher and Mystic, Josephine Koeppel chronicles the life of this influential saint from

Overview

The twentieth anniversary of the beatification of Edith Stein (1891–1942), the accomplished Jewish philosopher who made a spiritual journey from atheism to agnosticism before eventually converting to Catholicism, will be celebrated in 2007. In Edith Stein: Philosopher and Mystic, Josephine Koeppel chronicles the life of this influential saint from her secular youth and entrance into a German monastery to her tragic death at Auschwitz. This accessible work will reward readers of all faiths interested in the life of a remarkable woman who changed the modern conception of sainthood.

 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589661349
Publisher:
University of Scranton Press
Publication date:
04/26/2007
Pages:
201
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Meet the Author

Josephine Koeppel, O.C.D. is a Discalced Carmelite nun at the monastery in Elysburg, Pennsylvania. She is recognized internationally as an expert on the life and work of Edith Stein.

 

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